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Definition of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals as in when specifying an appellate court; i.e., one that hears an appeal to the decision of a lower court)
  • The appellate courts in America are directly below the Supreme Court.
  • The blog is devoted to appellate litigation.
  • I believe the appellate jurisdiction, as defined by the Constitution, is proper.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • If he were wrong, there was the Appellate Division to which the defense could resort.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • As I turned the corner, I saw the AAG from the appellate division, Gordon Greenleaf, already waiting.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • But I knew it would, at the very least, set up an extremely interesting appellate issue.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • An appellate court might decide that de Wet had been too lenient and that we deserved the death penalty.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • His career had been spectacularly successful, and he'd advanced from wealthy courtroom lawyer to distinguished appellate judge.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • J.J. FORD, judge, Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • But that doesn't help us in appellate court.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan's Daughters
  • I piled up courses on constitutional law, litigation, appellate procedure, federal courts, and collateral remedies.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • In all the other Cases before mentioned, the Supreme Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to Law and Fact, with such Exceptions and under such Regulations as the Congress shall make.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • In all the other Cases before mentioned, the supreme Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to Law and Fact, with such Exceptions, and under such Regulations as the Congress shall make.
    United States 'Founding Fathers'  --  The Constitution of the United States
  • One branch of the legislative department forms also a great constitutional council to the executive chief, as, on another hand, it is the sole depositary of judicial power in cases of impeachment, and is invested with the supreme appellate jurisdiction in all other cases.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • They told him what would be the next turn in the Lingle case, or what the public-auction schedule would be, or about Appellate Court decisions before they were in print, or where there were hot goods, from furs to school supplies; so he had a line on Lollie from the beginning to the end.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • 3 Vide Number 81 refutes the idea that it is abolished by the appellate jurisdiction in matters of fact being vested in the Supreme Court.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • I had to go back to an appellate court in California and argue to get that sentence replaced with a reasonable sentence.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • We kept getting very close decisions from appellate courts denying relief, and Mr. Hinton remained on death row facing execution.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Afterwards, it divides the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court into original and appellate.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Whether the lower courts' authority is original or appellate or both is not defined.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2

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